Everyday Victim Blaming

challenging institutional disbelief around domestic & sexual violence and abuse

June, 2017

The need for care when sharing images of missing children

Within hours of the bombing at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, people across social media were sharing images of those who were declared missing. Some of these were shared by family and friends who knew girls and women attending the concert, but who had not yet heard whether they were safe. These images were also being shared by more »

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A woman and 2 children are murdered. The media reports about John Lennon’s former flat.

Update: The victims have since been identified as Arena Saeed and her children Shadia Salem (6) and Rami Saeed, (4). A woman and 2 children have been murdered in what the police are once again calling “a domestic incident” – as though murder were nothing more than an argument about whose turn it was to wash more »

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